Bass to commence Kiwi 1 EPT

Bass Oil has announced it will commence the Kiwi 1 extended production test (EPT) soon, now that the company has received project approvals and equipment required.
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Otway Basin

ARENA funds hydrogen storage project

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced $2 million to Lochard Energy for an 18-month feasibility study into large-scale hydrogen production in Victoria’s Otway Basin.
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Strike bolsters position in Perth Basin

Strike Energy has had an active and successful first half of the financial year, having completed and brought online its maiden domestic gas development at Walyering, as well as completing an appraisal drilling program at the South Erregulla gas field. Read More
Santos Moomba

Santos secures finance for Moomba

Santos has secured finance for the company’s share in the $335 million Moomba carbon capture and storage (CCS) in South Australia.
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Cooper Energy's production increase was driven by strong production from Orbost. Image: stokkete/

Bass Oil impacted by lower production

In its latest January operations report, Bass Oil noted that daily oil production for the group averaged 279 barrels of oil per day (bopd) for the month.
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Beach Energy sales

Major milestones for Beach Energy

For the first six months of the 2024 financial year, Beach Energy had a strong financial performance, recording sales revenue of $941 million.
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Collectively, the near-field exploration targets identified to date are demonstrating the strong potential for a commercial gas project. Image: Tomasz Zajda/

Direct hydrocarbon discovered at Monarch

Monarch has exhibited Direct Hydrocarbon Indications on seismic within the Waarre C sands, the main gas reservoir in the Otway basin, in the form of a flat spot. Read More